Posts Tagged ‘Captain Frank Furillo’

Thursdays at 10

Sunday, October 18th, 2015

RemingtonFor nearly 30 years, from 1981 to 2009, NBC defined quality television programming in the 10:00 p.m. time slot.  Hill Street Blues debuted in 1981 and changed the production of television drama.

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Furillo, Esterhaus, et al.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

RemingtonHill Street Blues began NBC’s tradition of quality drama in the 1o:00 p.m. time slot on Thursday nights.  This tradition lasted nearly three decades, ending in 2009 when The Jay Leno Show occupied the hour.

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Jim Rockford, Meet Richie Brockelman

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

RemingtonSome television spinoffs do very well.

Frasier.

Laverne & Shirley.

The Jeffersons.

Others, not so much.

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Guilt and Innocence on Hill Street

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

To kick off its third season, NBC’s 1980s prime time drama Hill Street Blues showcased Trial By Fury, an episode with a shocking, revolting, and riveting story line of the Hill Street precinct investigating the rape and assault of a nun that results in her death.

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